ART 142 - Typography II

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Examines advanced applications of the studies completed in Typography I. Explores the use of typography in layout and design. Requires projects based on professional level problems designed to test the student's practical knowledge as well as his or her creative ability. Applies computer techniques for working with type. Part II of II.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 1-2 hours, Lab 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week. Part II of II
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

The development of typography will be explored from Gutenberg until present day. The study will include development of letterforms and their differences and classification of typefaces. Practical exercises and lectures will be integral parts of the courses.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites are ART 140 Introduction to Graphic Skills and ART 141 Typography I or divisional approval.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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